Meet our farmers

We are your direct connection to the farm

4P sources food that is sustainable, ethical, and fair from our network of 250+ small to mid-sized independent farmers. Year-round, you can get freshly harvested produce, dairy and meat products delivered directly from our trusted network of farms and artisans. Read about some of the amazing producers that make up our Good Food community— and make them your food community too!

Agriberry Farm

The first thing that struck us about our visit to Agriberry farm was their BRANDING. Anne greeted us from the pack shed in a purple apron that proudly sported the Agriberry logo and raspberry dangly earrings. In the driveway was a purple van and practically everyone we met during our tour was wearing at least one purple item of clothing (ok, that might be an exaggeration). Anne greeted us from the pack shed with a...

100 Bowls of Soup

When Katharine Mardirosian was living with her mother-in-law in Romania, she was inspired by how every meal was cooked from scratch. The whole chicken was cooked down into broth and ingredients from a modest pantry...

Agriberry Farm

The first thing that struck us about our visit to Agriberry farm was their BRANDING. Anne greeted us from the pack shed in a purple apron that proudly sported the Agriberry logo and raspberry dangly...

Appalachian Harvest

APPALACHIAN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ASD)’s mission is to transition Appalachia to a more resilient economy and a healthier population by supporting local agriculture, exploring new economic opportunities and connecting people to healthy food. APPALACHIAN HARVEST is ASD’s rural...

Autumn Olive Farms

In VA's Shenandoah Valley, you'll find Autumn Olive Farms, an artisan family farm founded in 2005 by Clay and Linda Trainum. Their goal was to make their family farm productive again by using goats and pigs...

Ayrshire Farm

Ayrshire Farm takes great pride in their ability to combine the old with the new. They like to say they have one foot in the 19th century while one foot also firmly planted in the...

Back Pocket Provisions

Siblings Jen Beckman and Will Gray co-founded Back Pocket Provisions with a serious goal: to create a better Bloody Mary while also doing their part in creating a better food system. “A better bloody mary to change...

Bees & Trees Farm

Elkwood has a population of 422 people, and 2 of them are Teresa and Jeff Gregson, who run the 43 acre Bees and Trees Farm. We had a wonderful time at our harvest party there, and...

Bellair Farm

A working farm since the 1700s, Bellair Farm has deep ties to the local community and a rich agricultural history. Today, the farm is owned by Cynthia Davis and managed by Jamie Barrett, a Pennsylvania...

Berry Simple Farm

Berry Simple Farm is not your average produce farm. Compared to more traditional field to fork operations, Berry Simple Farm is quite small. Tucked away on the edge of a rural development, Berry Simple Farm...

Browntown Farms

Browntown Farms has been in the Brown family since 1908, when it was purchased by Herbert's great-grandfather. The farm grew tobacco until the early ‘90s, when the family stopped farming due to the decline of...

Church Hill Produce

Michael and Kari Sponaugle of Church Hill Produce in Highland County have grown fresh fruit and vegetables since 2011. They expanded from 8 acres to 25 acres in 2017, growing and managing an acre of...

Clark's Old Peach Tree Farm

Clark’s Old Peach Tree Farm is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, at the foot of Old Rag Mountain and along the rolling Hughes River in Madison, Virginia. They are a pasture/woodland raised pork operation...

Cocoa Compassion

Chocolate is one of the most decadent treats nature has to offer, and we have hard-working farmers and a very interesting tropical plant to thank for it! But first, what is chocolate and what does...

Crown Orchard

For four generations, Crown Orchard Company has been one of Central Virginia’s most prolific fruit growers, boasting seven major orchards spread over a 15-mile radius. Owned and operated by the Chiles family, the company has...

Dickie Brothers Orchard

In the family for more than two centuries, Dickie Brothers Orchard is on Virginia’s “Century Farms” list. They grow over 100 acres of apples and have 15 different varieties. They have Loring Peaches in limited...

Double H Farm

Richard Bean ran Double H Farm in Nelson County with his longtime partner Jean Rinaldi from 1997 until Richard’s passing in November 2013. Richard was a kindred spirit to so many in this community, and...

Dress It Up Dressing

With so many awesome fruits, veggies, and greens, we're fortunate to have a local, nationally-acclaimed salad dressing company with which to pair them.  Dress It Up Dressing, a woman-owned business based out of Bethesda, MD, ...

E3 Ranch

As a company, 4P Foods is local-focused and we prioritize our local farm partners first. However, our local beef farmers are currently experiencing unprecedented demand due to the pandemic, and partnerships with small-scale, sustainable family...

Eby's Produce

Eby's Produce, owned by John Eby, has been a Local Food Hub partner farmer since 2012. They grow root vegetables and other seasonal vegetable crops in Pittsylvania County, VA. John has been in business for...

Fields Edge Farm

Fields Edge Farm is owned by Leslie and Roger Slusher on a beautiful 145 acres in Floyd County. Farmer Kat Johnson joined Fields Edge in 2018 bringing years of experience to the farm. The Slusher...

Firefly Farms

Long-time 4P Foods partner Firefly Farms in Accident, MD is Maryland's most celebrated cheesemaker, and we can't imagine our Dairy bag lineup without their delicious and unique goat's milk cheeses. Firefly Farms was founded in 2002 by...

Firsthand Foods

Firsthand Foods began as Durham, NC's first woman-owned mobile Sausage Wagon and has grown into a food hub serving their home state and surrounding area and meeting the region's growing demand for local, sustainable, and...

Fresh2o Growers

Many of our 4P Foods community members are very familiar with the hydroponic lettuce that comes in their bag each week from Fresh2o Growers in Stevensburg, VA. Whether the lettuce comes in a head of...

Fruitcycle

When Elizabeth Bennet visited an apple orchard in the summer of 2013, she was startled by what she saw. Tons of fruit were going to waste because they were bruised or didn’t meet the grocery...

G. Flores Produce

Located in Virginia's Northern Neck region, G. Flores Produce is a family farm committed to sustainable agricultural practices. On over 40 acres of land, second-generation farmer Omar and his relatives grow a wide variety of produce...

Gabriele Rausse Winery

In 2014, Gabriele Rausse Winery leased 16 acres of land on the historic Redlands Farm above the Hardware River near Carter’s Bridge. Although most of the vineyard is dedicated to growing grapes exclusively for wine,...

Goldman Farm

Goldman Farm is a sixth generation family farm in Charlotte County, VA. Brick Goldman, the current owner and farm manager, is known as a community leader, especially among fellow farmers. Brick began working with Local...

Good Phyte Foods

Good Phyte Foods was founded in 2016 by Stacy Miller. A mother of two boys, she discovered that so many of the so-called "healthy snacks" out there are in fact over-processed and not what they claim...

Hamilton Heights Dairy

Hamilton Heights Dairy has been in the Hawbaker family for over 160 years, and Cliff and Maggie Hawbaker are the 6th generation to farm the land, but they’re the first generation to grass feed their...

Happy Dirt (East Carolina Organics)

Happy Dirt (formerly East Carolina Organics) is a farmer-owned company based in Durham, North Carolina and founded in 2004. Similar to a cooperative (co-op), Happy Dirt works with a group of about 14 farmers to market...

Hartland Natural Farm

WHEN YOU SEE the beautiful variety and taste the incredible quality of produce from Hartland Natural Farm, you might imagine it to have been grown by a seasoned farmer. However, this produce is grown and harvested...

Heritage Glen Farms (Kelly Turkeys USA)

There's pastured organic turkey...and then there's KellyBronze turkey. The KellyBronze is a unique heritage breed developed by three generations of the Kelly family in England, and its unparalleled flavor, juiciness, and remarkably fast cooking time...

Holland's Three Rivers Farm

Keith Holland's family has been farming in Rockbridge County for almost 100 years, since his grandfather purchased land in the 1920s and began a family farm. Much of Keith’s farming knowledge was passed on from...

J&L Green Farm

J&L Green Farm in Edinburg, VA is a longstanding 4P Foods partner, providing forested pork, 100% grass-fed beef products, and more for our Protein Bags. Head farmer Jordan Green was born in upstate New York, where...

Kirby Farms

A fourth-generation farmer, Kevin Kirby’s love of the land is so deeply ingrained that it was likely inherited. From a young age, he always knew he wanted to work outdoors. He grew up on the...

Little Sesame

"Investing in food is investing in each other," believes Nick Wiseman, co-founder of Little Sesame, a restaurant in Washington, DC. The story of how they transformed their business model in the face of the pandemic...

Locksley Farmstead Cheese Co. (The Ag District)

In the Bull Run Mountains of western Loudoun County, VA, you'll find The Ag District - a 412-acre sustainable farm once known as the "Breadbasket of Virginia" for growing wheat. There, Locksley Farmstead Cheese Company...

Malcolm's Market Garden

Daniel and Ashley Malcolm grew up in Albemarle County where their love for the land started at an early age. After some time spent in Delaware where Daniel established a successful 180 member CSA for...

Messick's Farm Market

Messick’s Farm Market was established by the Messick Family in the 1920’s on 1,000 acres of land in Bealeton, VA. This 3rd generation family farm is made of pristine fields and scenic skies in Faquier...

Mock's Greenhouse & Farm

Lettuce take a moment to talk about Mock's Greenhouse and Farm in Berkeley, WV! Mock's specializes in hydroponic produce free of pesticides and full of flavor, including traditional, cherry, and heirloom tomatoes, herbs, greens, high tunnel berries, organic...

Mountain View Farm LLC

Mountain View Farm Products, LLC comprises 250 acres in Fairfield, VA. It is family owned and operated by Fred and Christie Huger, who line on the farm with their children Anderson, Everette, and Isabelle. As a...

Mt. Crawford Creamery

Mt. Crawford Creamery is a family-owned and operated dairy farm in Rockingham County, VA. We partner with Mt Crawford Creamery to connect you to all-natural, minimally processed milk products with no preservatives. “Quality over quantity”...

New Communities

If you've had the pleasure of tasting the incredible pecans we feature in our Produce Bags, you can thank New Communities. Not a farm itself but a non-profit organization and community land trust, New Communities is...

New Day Farms™

New Day Enterprises, PBC, operating under the brand of New Day Farms™, is a Microgreens farm in Bealeton, VA and a Public Benefit Corporation. New Day is driven to restoring our food systems and fostering good...

Number 1 Sons

Number 1 Sons was lunched by a brother-sister team in 2012. Yi Wah and Caitlin Roberts grew up in a household where every meal was handmade by their mother. Caitlin remembers the first time she...

Papa Weaver's Pork

Papa Weaver’s Pork is a family-owned and operated business in Madison County, Virginia, owned by Tina and Tom Weaver. The farm (formerly owned by President James Madison) has been in their family for seven generations,...

Phantom Hill Farm

Kathryn Hanks and Chris Pohl met during their undergraduate studies at Virginia Tech, and after graduation and spending a year in the Northern Virginia workforce, it became clear to the couple they both desired a...

Piedmont Progressive Farmers Group

Piedmont Progressive Farmers Group (PPFG) is a nonprofit cooperative organization founded in 2016 and comprised of black farmers in the Caswell County area of NC. 4P Foods partner Goldman Farm, featured in the 2020 growing season,...

Planet Earth Diversified

The son of an engineer, Michael Clark was following in his father’s footsteps when he decided to study engineering at UVA in the 1970s. While in college, he spent four months at an ashram in...

Pratley Farm

Thomas Pratley and Phyllis Montellese moved to a 100- year- old farmhouse in Fluvanna County in 2008 to pursue their dream of owning a small farm. When not out working the land, Phyllis is a...

Radical Roots Community Farm

When local food hub opened in 2009, Dave and Lee O’Neill were among our first partner farms. Our relationship with Radical Roots Community Farm has grown bigger and stronger each year, just as their farm...

Reese Farm

Reese Farm is located in Halifax County. It is owned and operated by the Reese family, and has been a partner of Local Food Hub since 2014. A GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) certified farm, Reese...

Riverside Produce Farm

Luke and Stacey Hallman recently moved to Virginia from southern Maryland, where they had farmed for seven years. They’ve purchased 22 acres outside of Richmond and are building their farm from the ground up. They...

Riverstone Organic Farm

Certified Organic, Virginia Green Travel Certified, Good Agricultural Practices Certified…Riverstone Organic Farm is certifiably amazing! A crew of experienced farmers cultivates 14 acres of vegetables and fruits, including greenhouse and high tunnel spaces. In addition...

Saunders Brothers Orchard

Saunders Brothers Orchard is a third generation family farm in Piney River, VA. The farm began in 1915 as a cattle farm when 5 brothers decided to pool their resources and form a partnership. With...

Schuyler Greens Company

Using organic, non-GMO seeds, Schuyler Greens Company grows high-quality greens, year-round in greenhouses – maintaining an optimal temperature range of 60 – 70°F. In addition to a forced-air heating system, they have invested in a...

Seamans' Orchard

Seamans' Orchard is a fourth-generation family farm tucked away in the rolling hills of Nelson County. Specializing in apples, cherries, berries, and pumpkins, the evolution of the farm since its founding in 1933 has been...

Sensenig Turkey Farm

Sensenig Turkey Farm is located in the picturesque Brubaker Valley in Elizabeth Township, Lancaster County, PA. They use a combination of traditional and modern practices to raise fresh, all-natural, great-tasting poultry.  The story begins in...

Shenandoah Valley Family Farms

What could be more satisfying than a cold glass of creamy, fresh milk? At 4P Foods, we partner with local, sustainable dairy producers to ensure your weekly Dairy Bag is overflowing with wholesome goodness. We're...

Shenandoah Valley Organics (Farmer Focus)

Shenandoah Valley Organics (Farmer Focus) is a partner-owned collective of over 60 family farms raising chickens and turkeys. Founded in 2014 and headed by 6th generation farmer Corwin Heatwole, Farmer Focus is built on shared...

Shepards Hill Farm

The Bontragers have been in residence at Shepherds Hill Farm since March 2010 and quickly perfected how to raise laying hens that produce delicious, beautiful eggs. Granted, this family of 10 has many hands to...

Singing Earth Produce

Beginning with spinach and spring onions, and ending with thousands of pounds of winter squash, potatoes, and storage onions, the growing year at Singing Earth Produce includes every type of vegetable in top quality and...

South Mountain Creamery

Back in the old days, the "milkman" would deliver fresh milk to neighborhood doorsteps. Through our recent partnership with South Mountain Creamery in Middletown, MD, 4P Foods is proud to bring that nostalgic tradition to our community...

Spring Hill Produce

Spring Hill Produce is a partnering food hub based in Tifton, GA. They specialize in the packing and distribution of melons, broccoli, cabbage, and greens grown by their partner farms in Georgia, the Carolinas, Florida,...

Sunflower Flats Farm

Jo Parent has spent her life surrounded by gardens — and if she has anything to do with it, her children will be able to say the same thing. Jo’s passion for organic farming began...

Sunnyfield Farm

Marina and Petr Dronov immigrated to the United States from Russia, settling in the Harrisonburg area in order to be near extended family. While Petr put his skills to use in the construction industry and...

Sunnyside Farms

There’s something about Hugh French that draws you in.  It could be his warm, bashful smile.  Perhaps it’s the fact that he is such a great host to people visiting his farm and gets joy...

Sunrise Farms

SUNRISE FARMS was founded in 2003 by the Miller Family and raises a variety of all-natural meats, eggs, honey, and non-GMO feed. Sunrise Farms is approximately 150 acres of pastured land located in Stuarts Draft, VA....

Superfood Farms

Superfood Farms is an 80-acre specialty produce farm in Culpeper, VA that is owned and operated by the Ayad Family. When the Ayads emigrated to the US from Egypt nearly twenty years ago, establishing a...

Sweet Valley Farm Dairy

Six miles down the road from the 4P Foods distribution hub in Culpeper County, VA is Sweet Valley Farm Dairy. In terms of rural life, Cecilia and Al Schallenberger, the married duo who own and...

Tallawah Farms

Tallawah is a family-operated farm that specializes in locally grown ethnic/specialty crops, providing migrants with freshly grown produce that they could only get from home. The farm is located on 1 1/2-acre property in the...

The Farm at Sunnyside

The Farm at Sunnyside is in a heavenly setting tucked away in a valley in the Blue Ridge Mountains and bordering Shenandoah National Park to the north. When standing in the middle of the farm,...

The Wide Net Project

Wendy Stuart, a co-founder of Wide Net Project, pretty much summed up what we love about the organization in this quote taken from an interview with the Washington Post […] “Conceptually, its simple. There’s too...

Theresam Farm Group LLC

  Theresam Farm Group LLC in Prince George's County, MD is a social enterprise founded by Ergibe Boyd, a retired U.S. diplomat who worked in Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. She followed her lifelong...

Together We Bake

Together We Bake (TWB) is a longtime 4P Foods partner based out of Alexandria, VA. It was founded by Stephanie Wright and Tricia Sabatini, who met through their children who both attended Douglas MacArthur Elementary...

Trickling Springs Creamery

As you step into the farm store at Trickling Springs Creamery in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania your eyes can’t help but feel hungry at the sight of local ice cream, yogurt, milk, homemade butters and jams and local cheese....

Triple J Organics

In 1983, a devastating freeze wiped out nearly 75% of the citrus groves in Rio Grande Valley, the premier citrus region of Texas. As citrus farmers left the business, Jesse (Jesus) Lozano sought opportunity as...

TrueFarms

TrueFarms is a family-owned farm in Prince William County, VA. They grow tender-crisp, delicious hydroponic lettuces and greens enjoyed throughout northern VA, MD, and the DC area. Through their innovative growing practices, they are able...

Underground Greens

Underground Greens is helping to redefine what the word farm means. Located in a warehouse next to Union Market, Maryna Higgins grows 18 different kinds of microgreens hydroponically. With a life cycle of 9-12 days, and...

Valley Farming

Virginia's Shenandoah Valley is known for its rich, agricultural land and skillful farmers – many of whom can trace their agricultural heritage back through several generations. Clifford Rohrer and his family have been farming for...

Van Dessel Farms

In the last years of the 19th Century, a young farmer on the fertile central plains of Belgium became frustrated because no land could be had to expand his five-acre ancestral farm and meet the...

Vanguard Ranch

Renard and Chinette Turner of Vanguard Ranch Natural Gourmet in Louisa County, VA believe that "farming is an act of liberation." Seeking a more sustainable, self-sufficient lifestyle, they left D.C. and moved to the countryside to...

Virginia Bison Co. at Cibola Farm

Several hundred years ago, Virginia is thought to have been home to the largest population of bison in the Mid-Atlantic. An estimated 70 million American Bison once roamed in herds across the the country. Due...

Virginia Chestnuts

Virginia Chestnuts is a family-owned and operated orchard, with deep roots in Nelson County. David and Kim Bryant were both born into farming families, providing them with a strong background to establish and manage an...

Virginia Poultry Growers Cooperative

Virginia Poultry Growers Cooperative (VPGC) was incorporated in the summer of 2004. However, the farmers that make up the cooperative have been growing turkeys for decades. From the farm to the finished product, VPGC is...

Wadel's Farm Wagon

Dean spent his childhood days in central Florida where he grew up raising produce. Later they moved to a dairy farm in western Missouri. In both operations, they experienced firsthand the devastation that large-scale brokers...

Walnut Winds Farm

After retiring from a career in the military, Delmer Livengood Sr. began Walnut Winds Farm in Pittsylvania County, VA. Drawing on his early study in agriculture at West Virginia University, he established a produce farm...

Wayside Produce

If asked what's available from Wayside Produce, father and son duo Alex and Andrew Mason will respond in unison, “Name a crop.” That’s the same “all or nothing” mentality that brought the Masons to Virginia...

Wenger Grape Farm

The Wenger family has been growing grapes in the Shenandoah Valley since before the Civil War. Today, Dave and Mim Wenger continue the family tradition at Wenger Grape Farms in Augusta County with the help...

Whiffletree Farm

Jesse Straight and his wife Liz did not grow up on a farm. Jesse grew up in a typical suburban neighborhood and had zero interest in farming. In fact, his father kept a vegetable patch...

Willie Mae Farms

Mike Combs grew up in York County and picked up farming from his grandfather, who always had a huge garden.  He started farming officially in 2010 when he started Willie Mae Farms, named after his...

Witmer Farm

Brian Witmer grew up on a commercial vegetable farm in Ohio. The youngest of 10 children, their summers were spent harvesting acres and acres of corn and green beans. While most of his siblings have...

Won Shan Mushrooms

Won Shan Mushrooms, family-owned since 1986, is a mushroom farm with the goal of producing the healthiest food possible without the use of harmful chemicals, pesticides, and fungicides. They harvest their mushrooms fresh each day,...

Yoders' Farm

The Yoder family has been farming in Campbell County, VA, since the 1950s. Traditionally managing a combination of a large dairy herd and diversified vegetables, Delvin and Barbara Yoder sold their herd in the 1990s...

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